Designers Desk Newsletter



November is here! The weather is cool, most of the leaves are now gone, leaving the trees with their limbs reaching to the sky. It makes me want to stitch just that image! We have some wonderful things in the store for the Holiday and winter stitching. We invite you to come stop by and see us.

I also would like to mention the deadline for holiday finishing. To guarantee a Christmas delivery, please have your items into the shop by November 20,2010. If you have any questions please call us at 1 (630) 262-1234.


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In The Shop
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Grab are back!!
Our famous grab bags are in the store! Cross stitchers - for $5.00 you can get a grab bag with a value of $125.00.
Needlepointers - $6.75 for your grab bags with a value of $225.00! Come get yours. They won't last long!

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Soldier Kissing Pillow:
Some of you may have heard of this wonderful project. A kissing pillow is a very simple cross stitch project. Two are made for each soldier. The about to be deployed kisses a pillow and leaves it with his family. The family then kisses the other pillow and sends it with the soldier. We are making pillows for a Navy Helicopter Squadron. EVERYTHING IS PROVIDED!! If you are interested please stop in the store for your kit.Unfinished pillows are due 1/15/11. Finished pillows are due 2/01/11.

Stitchers Wanted:
We need stitchers, needlepoint , cross sticth, and punch needle, to make models for the store. If you are interested call Pat for more info at 1(630) 262-1234.

Pat's Bodacious Bargain Basement.
The holidays are quickly approaching. Do you have a stitcher on your list? Get them something wonderful from the store - twice as many choices in the discount basement! Everything is at least 50% off !!

Don't forget every Thursday is T.A.R.Ts day-Thursdays Are Reserved To Stitch! Come join us as we stitch, laugh, stitch, eat, stitch, ectc We love to hear the sound of friends getting together.
Website News
SALES. Be sure to check our website frequently at www.designersdesk
.We are currently updating and have over 400 needlepoint canvases on the site in our specials section that are currently 50% off found here Special and Sales .

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eBay. Yes we are on ebay adding new items often to our auction store. Whether it's a simple buy now item or the thrill of an extra special deal bidding on one of our great items, you're sure to have a great time interacting with our auctions. You can find out all the information and a link directly to our items by simply using the auctions button on our sites menu page or by simply clicking  Our Ebay Auctions .



On November 16 ,2010 stop on by The Little Traveler and have all your needlework scissors and knives sharpened. The cost is $2.75 per scissor and $4.50 for each knife that is sharpened.

Classes and Shows
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NOV. 12 - 15 ,2010

You purchase the canvas from Designers Desk and Brenda will help you develop a masterpiece. Brenda has a series of stitch books she has written. If you have one, be sure to stop by and have her sign yours! Sign up for a minimum of two days of classes for a fee of $150 (including lunch). If you sign up for all four days the cost is only $275.00 !


OCT.5 - NOV 30,2010
Come see the beautiful stars and ornaments for Christmas! The canvases are beautiful and fun to stitch. We also have during this time their luggage tag and glasses case show. So stop on in.

OCT.26- NOV. 15,2010

What a fun type of project - ornaments for all occasions! Stop on by to see this wonderful collection of quality ornaments from Jody's Designs!

Don't forget, 15% off all items from the trunk show! A wonderful way to get some new projects while saving some extra money.
New Items
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We always have many new items coming into the shop. As always we try to bring you a wide selection and variety. Below you will find just a small sample of some of the newest items from here at the shop.


A quick stitch for a hostess gift or stocking stuffer. A variety of different choices to choose from are here.
Votive glass holder and battery operated candle are included with the canvas.



Do you have a "needlepoint nest"? This whimsical book by Carolyn Hedge Baird contains basics, favorites, blockwork, darning, backgrounds, and borders. This 2010 published book has over 300 pages of stitches! Some of these will blow your mind. This book contains everything you could want in a single stitch book. 
As you can see, many exciting things are going on in the store and on-line. Thank you for your continued support! We wouldn't be here without great customers like you! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Until next month.........

Pat Delp
Designers Desk